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Farmers perform Latin music for elderly

Guatemalans and Mexicans form band to give back to community By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Is

Pro-life supporters to gather together across the Lower Mainland in prayer

Life Chain will be held for the 29th time By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic From Abbotsford to Powell River, advocates

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Saint's canonization to be recognized

Monday, 26 September 2016
Holy Rosary Cathedral will have an extra Mass Sunday, Oct. 2 By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic The Archdiocese of Vancouver will celebrate the Sept. 4 canonization of Mother Teresa, now St. Teresa of...
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Holy Rosary Cathedral lifts high the cross

Sunday, 25 September 2016
New Byzantine-style icon replaces carved crucifix above the altar By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Artist Frank Turner (left) and Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, stand beneath the new cross at Holy Rosary...
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Retired Kamloops prelate prepares for next chapter

Saturday, 24 September 2016
Retirement relieves the sense of administration, but not the sense of service, says Bishop Monroe By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Bishop David Monroe reads beside a statue of St. John Vianney sculpted...
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Op-Ed

Modern architecture opposes values of sacred space

- Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Modern architecture opposes values of sacred space BY C.S. MORRISSEY Roger Scruton explains how sacred space consecrates the land in order to make a lasting habitation possible, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: The new chapel at Thomas Aquinas College. Photo credit: J.P. Sonnen/OC-Travel.com) We learn many interesting words when we enter churches, look around, and ask the names of things. But consider how many of these words are at all familiar to you: “arch, aedicule, engaged column, pilaster, vault and dome.” How is it not even churchgoers, who in the midst of a secular society still try to...
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Star Trek misses chance to explore ‘classic’ music

- Friday, 02 September 2016

Star Trek misses chance to explore ‘classic’ music BY C.S. MORRISSEY The new Star Trek movie missed an opportunity to imagine what form the classical music of Vivaldi would take in the future, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Paramount Pictures) Star Trek: Beyond introduces a great new alien character, Jaylah. Jaylah has a penchant for loud music with shouts and a beat. Her music collection comes in handy during a key battle scene. But the movie has Doctor “Bones” McCoy refer to the song she plays as “classical music.” It’s intended as a...
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Canadian

Supreme Court Justice speaks on humility to lawyers' guild

Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Thomas exhibited the this virtue, says Russell Brown By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Supreme Court Justice Russell Brown speaks to the annual banquet of the Saint Thomas More Lawyers' Guild of Ottawa. Deborah...
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Supreme Court Justice speaks on humility to lawyers' guild

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Good exemplar was St. Thomas More, who was both a lawyer and a judge By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Supreme Court Justice Russell Brown spoke to the annual banquet of the Saint Thomas...
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Gatineau archbishop accepts award in order to build bridges

Monday, 26 September 2016
Recognition comes from organization which promotes anti-Catholic ideas By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau said he accepted an award from FutureChurch to build bridges, not because he agrees with all...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...
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